Oliver Smith Kelly

Oliver Smith Kelly (HM1JT1)

Location: Springfield, OH 45504 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.157', W 83° 49.263'

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1824 - 1904

O. S. Kelly grows up on a farm in Greene Township of Clark County later turning his efforts into carpentry trade. In 1852, Kelly temporarily leaves his family to seek his fortune in the California gold rush building dwellings for the miners, returning in 1856 with considerable wealth. He enters into partnership with William Whitely and Jerome Fassler to form a soon to be well-known company in the production of reapers and other farm equipment. He leaves the company in 1881, buying the old factory and reconstructing it as Kelly's Arcade and Hotel. He is also instrumental in the founding of the O. S. Kelly Piano Plate Company and the Springfield Road Roller Company. Ferncliff's beautiful Kelly Lake is named after him.
HM NumberHM1JT1
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Date Added Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 258953 N 4424459
Decimal Degrees39.93595000, -83.82105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.157', W 83° 49.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 9.42" N, 83° 49' 15.78" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 W Mc Creight Ave, Springfield OH 45504, US
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